The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

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Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world, from... read more
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Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torment of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands he'd only visited in his mind.

Original Release

05/23/2007

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Cast

Directors

Julian Schnabel

Writers

Ronald Harwood, Jean-Dominique Bauby

Cast

Mathieu Amalric Jean-Do
Emmanuelle Seigner Céline
Marie-Josée Croze Henriette Roi
Anne Consigny Claude
Patrick Chesnais Le Docteur Lepage
Niels Arestrup Roussin
Olatz López Garmendia Marie Lopez
Jean-Pierre Cassel Père Lucien et le Vendeur
Marina Hands Joséphine
Max von Sydow Papinou
Isaach de Bankolé Laurent
Emma de Caunes L'Impératrice Eugénie
Jean-Philippe Ecoffey Le Docteur Mercier et Nortier de Villefort
Gerard Watkins Le Docteur Cocheton
Nicolas Le Riche Nijinski
Théo Sampaio Théophile
Fiorella Campanella Céleste
Talina Boyaci Hortense
Anne Alvaro Betty
Francoise Lebrun Madame Bauby

Producers

Pierre Grunstein Executive Producer
Jim Lemley Executive Producer
David Greenbaum Executive Producer
Kathleen Kennedy Producer
Jon Kilik Producer
Léonard Glowinski Producer
François-Xavier Decraene Producer

Editors

Juliette Welfling

2008 Oscar Best Achievement in Directing Nominated
2008 Oscar Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Nominated
2008 Oscar Best Achievement in Cinematography Nominated
2008 Oscar Best Achievement in Film Editing Nominated
2008 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Won
2008 Golden Globe Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Nominated
2008 Golden Globe Best Foreign Language Film Won
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